sumo etymology

Latin word sumo comes from Latin emo, Latin sub- (Sub-.)

Detailed word origin of sumo

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
emo Latin (lat) (figuratively) I acquire, procure.. (transitive) I buy, purchase.
sub- Latin (lat) Sub-.
sumo Latin (lat) I adopt; borrow.. I buy, purchase.. I choose, select.. I exact satisfaction, inflict punishment.. I fascinate, charm.. I obtain, acquire, receive, get, take.. I take, take up, assume; seize; claim, arrogate.. I undertake, begin, enter upon.. I use, apply, employ, spend, consume.

Words with the same origin as sumo

Descendants of emo
exemplo exemplum praemia praemium
Descendants of sub-
sustinere